Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Review slims ACO team

Staff roles are set to be reordered from the current structure of the London-based Anglican Communion Office (ACO) following a review into the operational priorities of the ACO.

Mihinare & prisons: 4 things to do

While the standoff at Wakeria prison has been resolved – thanks to iwi intervention – it has once again highlighted the failure of Aotearoa New Zealand’s system of imprisonment and justice. Here three Māori Anglican priests lay out four key ways Mihinare can respond.

Archbishops share Xmas peace

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have released a video message of peace and hope for Christmas 2020.

Polynesia responds to cyclone

The Diocese of Polynesia is putting phase one of its Anglican Missions-supported response and recovery plan into action in Fiji, co-ordinating damage assessments, responding to immediate emergency needs and considering options for longer-term recovery.

Faith leaders call for LGBT rights

Anglican clergy in Aotearoa New Zealand have signed on to a global interfaith declaration that calls for equal human rights and positive recognition of people’s natural diversity of gender and sexuality.
• Global religious leaders call for ban on conversion therapy
• Senior religious leaders call for decriminalisation of LGBT people

Anglican Missions launch Fiji Appeal

Anglican Missions have launched an appeal for the Diocese of Polynesia’s Fiji response after category 5 Tropical Cyclone Yasa lashed the country last night.
• Fiji’s Vanua Levu pummelled by Tropical Cyclone Yasa overnight
• Cyclone Yasa: Category 5 cyclone hits Fiji 
• Two people die due to Cyclone Yasa
• Cyclone Yasa aftermath: widespread destruction

Anthology tells clergywomen’s stories

Today the Anglican Women’s Studies Council held the Christchurch launch of their newly published anthology of women clergy’s stories that celebrate 40 years of women’s ordination in this province.

Mihinare history breaks new ground

Rev Dr Hirini Kaa has published a groundbreaking history of Te Hāhi Mihinare that centres on the dynamic relationship between Māori forms of knowledge and Christianity amongst the women and men who nurtured the Māori Anglican Church as an indigenous church.

Students gift building project

A group of 13 and 14 year-old Anglican school students from Dilworth Rural Campus have gifted a sleepout building they constructed themselves, to support a local family struggling with overcrowding.

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Jonathan Hartfield

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Jonathan Hartfield

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018